Essay on God

City of God (Cidade de Deus): An Analysis

Thesis: Powerful and gripping it may be, but ultimately Cidade de Deus is a film of despair, offering a one-dimensional view of urban culture in a Brazil where social divisions appear too wide to bridge, and where millions are too brutalized by violence and poverty to contribute to any process of change. City of God […]

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anselm;s proslogion

Back to Medieval Source Book ANSELM ON GOD’S EXISTENCE God’s existence was to some extent obvious for medieval theologians. They simply knew he existed. Nevertheless, they attempted to prove his existence anyway, and the basic strategies employed by them are the ones used every since. Here two approaches are presented. The first, by Anselm, is […]

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Hybridity in Arudhati Roy’s the God of Small Things

Hybridity in Arudhati Roys The God of Small Things Postcolonialism deals with the effects of colonization on cultures and societies. As originally used by historians after the Second World War in terms such as the post- colonial state, ‘post-colonial’ had a clearly chronological meaning, designating the post-independence period. However, from the late 1970s the term […]

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How Can Psychology Be Used in A Paralegal Career

Obvious to all was the need for a saviour. The Gentiles needed a Saviour but the Jews wanted a King that would restore the Kingdom to Israel. Men waited eagerly for divine intervention in the ugly course of human history that has been marred by series of wars and perpetual ‘coups and countercoups’. From the […]

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The Repetition of Numerical Values in Myths and Literature

Navajo tale “Changing Woman and the Hero Twins after the Emergence of the People” is a perfect example of archetype (model) in ancient, and not so ancient, mythology. Containing within the story of its pages the repetitive  use of a numerical value, a father god and sons of the father god, and heroes who must […]

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Critical

In 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God writes about an African American woman named Janie Crawford who is in search of her inner self. While maturing, she develops more sexual desires which led to her three marriages. In The Kiss of Memory, Tracy L. Bealer talks about how love can […]

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Cultural Atittude

Culture is the believe, habit and opinion of a group of people, society, tribe or nation about life generally and the way we live it. Therefore cultural attitude will be individual acceptance and undertaking of these believes habits and opinion of the people. The cultural attitude toward whether a person can own word and knowledge […]

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The God Of Small Things

What other names and what divine and earthly attributes are associated with this god? What—or who—are the Small Things over which this god has dominion, and why do they merit their own god? Does Roy’s God of Small Things share attributes with any members of the Hindu pantheon? Answer:Roy leads the readers to the small […]

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A Touch of God Reigns Out

More simply, in all purity and illness, I understood that “the truth hurts”. As humans, it’s our initial instinct to be prideful and deem ourselves above all else. Just as an ant pales in comparison to the sole of a shoe. We too are nothing in the grand scheme of things even side by side […]

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Saying Goodbye

Goodbye is a traditional word that is said when leaving . Usually, people say this when they will meet again, but sometimes goodbye can mean that they will never see each other again” It is hard to choose words on saying goodbye. No words can ease the pain brought by the sensation of goodbye. No […]

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Bacchae & Antigone

Sophocles and Euripides have provoked audiences for centuries to question what constitutes Justice’. Watching the various events onstage, spectators are led to ask If a deflective form of Justice exists In these plays, or whether notions of justice In a world such as mankind’s are absurd. Furthermore, by presenting cases where ‘Justice’ is claimed to […]

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Culture and Society

The Odyssey has several differences from hat of society and culture today. Time is a big factor in this. Some might say the people of the time lived barbarically and that we now live very civilized, but were they really that barbaric? They do have several differences from us including the different levels of societal […]

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With God On Our Side by Philip Caputo

Answers to the questions from the text (excerpt from the novel) “A Rumor Of WВ« by Philip Saputo. 1 . Where does the action take place? The action takes place in Vietnam, during the Vietnam war. More specifically it takes place In a village called Ha An, which Is one of the biggest villages fronting […]

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How With In Either A

CS Lewis otherwise known as ‘Jack’ wrote many children books based on Christianity and strengthened an argument that Christianity had largely forgotten – ‘The Freewill argument’. Jack argues that God wants the innocent to suffer, but many believers have lost faith because of this. Many people wonder why God wants us to suffer. In the […]

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The Attributes Associated with the Judaic and Christian Concept of God

There are many similar attributes associated with the Judaic and Christian concept of God, many of which I will analyse and explain philosophical problems faced with these attributes. This concept of God is very often described as ‘transcendent’ – which suggests a God who is apart and separated from the universe. This indicates God is […]

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For a Hindu worship at home is more important that worship

Personally I believe that both forms of worship are equally as important. I do not think that individually it makes much of a difference and believe that each compliments each other. However I also think that without both forms of worship, that worshipping could not be done effectively. Worshipping at home includes many advantages. There […]

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Miracles – College

A miracle can be explained in many ways and has evolved as an idea throughout the ages, many have tried to define it but often there are weak points that can be picked up on. However there are some essential facts for example a miracle is an event that cannot be explained by natural laws […]

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Engaging God’s World Book Summary

Engaging God’s World and The Call Book Summary The books that we were required to read for Bible 115 class were Engaging God’s World – A Christian Vision Of Faith, Learning And Living by Cornelius Planting Jar. And The Call – Finding And Fulfilling The Central Purpose For Your Life by So Guinness. Both books […]

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River God Summary

The novel River God by Wilbur Smith is set in Ancient Egypt, during a time when the kingdoms were beginning to collapse and the Upper and Lower Egypt were separated between two rulers. The story is in the view-point of Taita, a highly multi-talented eunuch slave. At the beginning of the story, Taita belongs to […]

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Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God Analysis

Metaphors: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” by Jonathon Edwards is an important piece of early American literature. The purpose of this sermon, written in 1741, was to persuade congregations to devote themselves fully to Puritan beliefs.It is characterized by the author’s use of emotional […]

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Theodicies

The Augustinian theodicy is from St Augustine, who based his arguments on the bible, especially the accounts of the creation and the fall in Genesis. His significant theodicy depends on two statements. One is that evil did not come from God, since God’s creation was flawless and perfect. The other, evil coming from elsewhere, so […]

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